PEDV http://nationalhogfarmer.com/taxonomy/term/17171/more en Assessment of the economic impacts of PEDV http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/assessment-economic-impacts-pedv <div class="node-body video-body">Assessment of the Economic Impacts of PEDV — Glynn Tonsor, Kansas State University Department of Agricultural Economics associate professor</div> <div class="field-byline"> By Ned Arthur, SwineCast </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/assessment-economic-impacts-pedv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/assessment-economic-impacts-pedv#comments Animal Well-Being Food Animal Report PEDV Health Marketing Business & Marketing Fri, 08 Apr 2016 09:52:00 +0000 65801 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com PEDV diagnostic reimbursement ends April 30 http://nationalhogfarmer.com/pedv/pedv-diagnostic-reimbursement-ends-april-30 <div class="field-byline"> Source: National Pork Board </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The USDA’s Animal and Plant and Health Inspection Service will end reimbursement of the costs related to testing of samples for SECD, including PEDV, for samples received by participating diagnostic labs after April 30.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/pedv/pedv-diagnostic-reimbursement-ends-april-30" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/pedv/pedv-diagnostic-reimbursement-ends-april-30#comments Animal Well-Being Business Food Animal Report PEDV Health Marketing PEDV Thu, 31 Mar 2016 17:00:00 +0000 65601 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Understanding PEDV shedding, immune response aids in implementing gilt acclimation http://nationalhogfarmer.com/pedv/understanding-pedv-shedding-immune-response-aids-implementing-gilt-acclimation <div class="field-byline"> By Jordan Bjustrom-Kraft, Luis Gimenez-Lirola, Jeffrey Zimmerman, Rodger Main, Chris Rademacher, Iowa State University Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine </div> <div class="node-body article-body">While PEDV can be eradicated out of individual breeding herds utilizing herd closure, feedback, improved sanitation and in some cases vaccine, the biggest question is how to deal with the incoming naïve gilts back into the herd.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/pedv/understanding-pedv-shedding-immune-response-aids-implementing-gilt-acclimation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/pedv/understanding-pedv-shedding-immune-response-aids-implementing-gilt-acclimation#comments Animal Well-Being Business Food Animal Report PEDV Health Marketing Reproduction PEDV Mon, 28 Mar 2016 21:51:00 +0000 65551 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com National Hog Farmer File Photo Can PEDV ride the wave with feed ingredients? http://nationalhogfarmer.com/pedv/can-pedv-ride-wave-feed-ingredients <div class="node-body article-body">Recently published research shows that porcine epidemic diarrhea virus could survive in feed ingredients during an oceanic voyage, lending a clue to how PEDV first came to U.S. swine herds.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/pedv/can-pedv-ride-wave-feed-ingredients" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/pedv/can-pedv-ride-wave-feed-ingredients#comments Animal Well-Being Business Environment Food Animal Report PEDV Health Marketing Nutrition PEDV Mon, 14 Mar 2016 15:54:00 +0000 65161 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com What is the potential for your farm to get to 30+ pigs? http://nationalhogfarmer.com/reproduction/what-potential-your-farm-get-30-pigs <div class="field-byline"> By Ron Ketchem and Mark Rix, Swine Management Services LLC, Fremont, Neb. </div> <div class="field-deck"> 41% have potential to be over 30 pigs weaned per mated female per year </div> <div class="node-body article-body">It may be time to get out of the box and make some changes in farrowing to save more of those extra pigs which will help lower the cost to produce a weaned pig.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/reproduction/what-potential-your-farm-get-30-pigs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/reproduction/what-potential-your-farm-get-30-pigs#comments Animal Well-Being Business Food Animal Report PEDV Facilities Health Marketing Nutrition Reproduction Resources Sow Productivity Mon, 07 Mar 2016 21:11:00 +0000 64981 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com National Hog Farmer File Photo Swine Health Monitoring Project serving as swine disease surveillance system http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/swine-health-monitoring-project-serving-swine-disease-surveillance-system <div class="field-byline"> By C. Betlach, H. Baldry, T. Homann, K. VanderWaal, K. Kanankege, B. Morrison, University of Minnesota Department of Veterinary Population Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Swine Health Monitoring Project’s principles are grounded in bringing both short- and long-term value to participants and the U.S. swine industry as a whole. In the short term, the SHMP helps determine incidence of pathogens important to the industry and helps identify risk factors associated with infection at the system and aggregate levels.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/swine-health-monitoring-project-serving-swine-disease-surveillance-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/swine-health-monitoring-project-serving-swine-disease-surveillance-system#comments Animal Well-Being Business PEDV Facilities Health Marketing Resources Mon, 29 Feb 2016 21:24:00 +0000 64741 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com American Veterinary Medical Association Federal PED efforts focus on diagnostics http://nationalhogfarmer.com/pedv/federal-ped-efforts-focus-diagnostics <div class="field-byline"> Source: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Federal agriculture authorities eliminated some requirements and repayments for biosecurity actions related to PEDV and porcine deltacoronavirus, and are focusing instead on diagnostic tests.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/pedv/federal-ped-efforts-focus-diagnostics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/pedv/federal-ped-efforts-focus-diagnostics#comments Animal Well-Being Business Environment Food Animal Report PEDV Facilities Health Marketing Reproduction Resources PEDV Thu, 11 Feb 2016 16:12:00 +0000 64271 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com National Pork Board Initial research shows medium chain fatty acids protect pigs from PEDV http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/initial-research-shows-medium-chain-fatty-acids-protect-pigs-pedv <div class="field-byline"> Source: Kansas State University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Kansas State University researchers have proven that when swine feed contains medium chain fatty acids those pigs will be able to fend off the porcine epidemic diarrhea virus which claimed an estimated 8 million pigs in 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/initial-research-shows-medium-chain-fatty-acids-protect-pigs-pedv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/initial-research-shows-medium-chain-fatty-acids-protect-pigs-pedv#comments Animal Well-Being Business Food Animal Report PEDV Facilities Health Marketing Nutrition PEDV Tue, 09 Feb 2016 21:57:00 +0000 64251 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com <p>Kansas State University grain science and industry master&rsquo;s student Mary&nbsp;Muckey, left, and doctoral student Roger Cochrane evaluate the use of medium chain fatty acids for antiviral and antibacterial purposes in swine feed.</p> Kansas State University Hogs and pigs report presents cause for concern http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/hogs-and-pigs-report-presents-cause-concern <div class="node-body article-body">A big concern for hog markets this year is whether supplies will out-strip packing capacity this fall, and a look into the December Hogs and Pigs report uncovers some cause for concern this fall.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/hogs-and-pigs-report-presents-cause-concern" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/hogs-and-pigs-report-presents-cause-concern#comments Animal Well-Being Business Environment Food Animal Report PEDV Facilities Health Marketing Mon, 08 Feb 2016 19:27:00 +0000 64211 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com National Hog Farmer File Photo Ag research big winner in president’s FY ’17 budget http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/ag-research-big-winner-president-s-fy-17-budget <div class="field-byline"> By P. Scott Shearer, Bockorny Group, Washington, D.C. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Early indications are agricultural research will be a big winner when President Obama releases his Fiscal Year ’17 budget. The administration’s budget is proposing $700 million for the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/ag-research-big-winner-president-s-fy-17-budget" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/ag-research-big-winner-president-s-fy-17-budget#comments Animal Well-Being Business Environment Food Animal Report PEDV Facilities Health Marketing Nutrition Reproduction Resources Legislative Preview Sat, 06 Feb 2016 20:09:00 +0000 64191 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com <p>President Obama</p> Getty Images/Alex Wong